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Students from Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools Attend EECS Information Technology Workshop at the KU Edwards Campus

Published on December 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

About 80 students from the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools attended the Information Technology Workshop at the KU Edwards Campus on Oct. 24. BSIT faculty ran the event that covered web-design, cyber security and system-administration, along with college and career planning sessions geared toward the IT industry. Read more...


New EECS Research Effort Will Advance Long-Range Test-Flight Communications Using Narrower Bandwidth

Published on December 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

EECS researchers received a three-year, $1 million grant from the National Spectrum Consortium to develop long-range communications at low signal-to-noise ratios for testing airborne vehicles on government ranges like Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. Read more...


Jayhackers take 2nd and 3rd at CANSec Conference Cyber Defense Competition

Published on December 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

EECS student teams participated in a cyber defense competition along with eight other groups from regional universities. KU Jayhackers teams placed 2nd and 3rd. Read more...


EECS Researchers Address Problems in Computer-Simulation Technology

Published on December 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

With funding for the National Science Foundation EECS, researchers are advancing the state-of-the-art in computer simulations that rely on finite element methods. These computer simulations are used to design and optimize wide range of systems and their components. Read more...


EECS Student Shaina Krumme Won Runner-Up Prize at the Annual MIT Hackathon for Best Use of Firebase

Published on October 24th, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

The team of Shaina Krumme (University of Kansas), Nihar Mauskar (UCSD), and Ajay Ramesh (Berkeley) successfully participated in the 2017 HackMIT, the annual MIT hackathon. Their project -SeQR Scanner and Generator- won the runner-up prize sponsored by Google (Best Use of Firebase). Only approximately 9% of all participants won prizes at this event where most participants came from top-ranked universities. Read more...


EECS students continue to receive Garmin Excellence Scholarships

Published on October 24th, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

Garmin Excellence Scholarships were first awarded in 2014. This year xx students received support from the $1 million gift through the Kao Family Foundation to fund programs and scholarships in EECS. Read more...


EECS Faculty to study Kansans' inequality of broadband access and cybersecurity issues

Published on October 24th, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

An interdisciplinary research effort is being funded by the National Science Foundation to study digital inequalities in Kansas and begin designing a set of cybersecurity and privacy tools to protect public broadband users. Dr. Bill Staples, professor of sociology is collaborating with Dr. Perry Alexander, the AT&T Foundation Distinguished Professor of Electrical & Computer Science and director of KU's Information & Telecommunication Technology Center on this research. https://news.ku.edu/2017/08/25/ku-researchers-earn-nsf-grant-study-kansans-inequality-broadband-access-develop-tool Read more...